3/4 cup All Purpose Flour
1/2 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Milk
2 tbsp Cocoa Powder
3 tbsp Oil
1/2 tsp Baking Soda
1.5 tsp Lemon Juice
1 tsp Vanilla Essence
1/4 tsp Salt
For Chocolate Glaze:
1/4 cup Powdered Sugar
3/4 tbsp Cocoa Powder
1/2 tbsp Unsalted Butter
1 tbsp Warm Milk
1/8 tsp Vanilla Essence
How to make chocolate cake in pressure cooker
. Fill the pressure cooker / idli cooker / idli pot with sand or salt till 1 inch level. If you are using pressure cooker, do NOT use the whistle and gasket.
. Do NOT heat the pressure cooker without sand and don’t pour water in the cooker.
. Preheat the cooker for 10 minutes over low flame.
. Meanwhile, combine the milk, vanilla, oil, sugar and lemon juice in a mixing bowl and whisk well.
. Sift the flour, cocoa powder, salt and soda together to ensure even mixing
. Slowly add the sifted flour to the milk mixture and gently mix until the batter shows no trace of flour.
. Do not overbeat or overmix.
. Quickly pour the batter into the greased tin / vessel.
. Now carefully place the tin inside the preheated cooker and close with a lid.
. Now let it bake on low flame for 30 – 40 minutes or till a toothpick inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean.
. Remove the cake tin out of the cooker and let it cool for 15 – 20 minutes and then invert.
. Let the cake cool completely.
. To make the chocolate glaze, melt the butter and set aside.
. Whisk the cocoa powder and powdered sugar in a bowl.
. Add the warm milk, vanilla and melted butter to the cocoa mixture and mix until well combined.
. Immediately pour the glaze over the whole cake or each slice.
. Then decorate with sprinkles and cherries.